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ITMO University in Saint Petersburg

ITMO University (University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics) is the first Russian non-classic university, which provides training and research in advanced science, engineering, IT, technology and innovations. Founded in 1900, ITMO has grown to a university with over 13,000 students and 2,900 students from all over the world.

ITMO University is Russia's top higher education institution and one of the top universities in the world. With over 120 years of experience propelling it forward, ITMO is a trailblazer in all things IT, quantum science and photonics. But we don’t stop there; we fuse our expertise in the technical sciences with social science to explore interdisciplinary fields such as science art and digital humanities.

ITMO comprises six integrated schools: Computer Technologies and Control, Physics and Engineering, Translational Information Technologies, School of Biotechnology and Cryogenic Systems, Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations and Institute of International Development and Partnership.

ITMO’s main campus is located in the heart of magnificent Saint Petersburg. Russian cultural capital, St. Petersburg, blends history, glamour and vibrant art culture.

IT's MOre than a University!




ITMO University has more than ten dorm options on offer, and it is our priority to provide international students with housing. All of our dorms are located in close proximity to St. Petersburg metro stations, so getting to university won’t be a problem. Welcome to your new home! Good company is guaranteed.


Average rating 5

Based on 10 reviews.

Sahin U.
When I compare this program to programs in Europe and America, ITMO University wins. It’s inexpensive and efficient. The education here is high quality, and the program addresses important and relevant topics and issues. They have great specialists who know how to approach this subject, and teach you how to use relevant softwares.
Paul J.
This experience exceeded my expectations. I am impressed the teachers and their expertise. Thanks to them, I have made good progress in understanding how the language is structured and formed, and I will be able to progress by myself. This program has set a good foundation for that.
Mrinal V.
Interdisciplinarity is our future. There was a time when we studied scientific fields in isolation from each other, but then, the challenges were different, which had to do with particular conditions like the state of sciences’ development. Now, you just can’t have anything against interdisciplinarity. As for me, I choose a program that brought ...
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